Glen's Guide: best comedy in Edinburgh and Glasgow for Freshers
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- 1 September 2019
Get your coat. You're going out out!
Freshers and Glen's. Glen's and Freshers. Nice ring to it, don't you think? Not only do we have some simple (and delicious!) drinks for you to make, we've also joined forces with The List to present to you the very best events happening across Scotland this Freshers season. After all those hours in the library, put the books down and get the glad rags on. You're going out out. You've earned it.
Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore
The Mock the Week and Stand Up Sketch Show star takes his newest hour of gags aplenty on the road for his first solo UK tour.
The Stand, Edinburgh, Sat 26 Oct, 4pm, £12; The Stand, Glasgow, Sun 27 Oct, 8.30pm, £12.
Bianca del Rio
See the winner of season six of RuPaul's Drag Race in the flesh during her comedy tour, It's Jester Joke.
SEC, Fri 6 Sep, 6.30pm, £38.50; Edinburgh Playhouse, Sat 7 Sep, 8.30pm, £39.15–£155.15.
Frankie Boyle: Full Power
Frankie Boyle embarks on his first 'proper' Scottish tour in over ten years, featuring some of the best moments from his recent Prometheus albums.
Edinburgh Playhouse, Thu 12 & Fri 13 Sep, 7.30pm, £29.40; King's Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 1 Oct, 7.30pm, £29.40.
Witness some of the best talent currently on the comedy scene running through their best gags and some new material, with musical accompaniment from house band Betty & The Bass.
Gilded Balloon Basement, Thu 10 Oct, 8pm, £6.60.
Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape
You've seen him in League Of Their Own and Judge Romesh, now prepare to laugh at all the things Romesh Ranganathan has found unacceptable since his last comedy tour.
SEC, Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct, 6.30pm, £23.
The Edinburgh Revue Stand-Up Show
Showcase of the best stand-up and sketch comedy the University of Edinburgh's legendary comedy society has to offer.
Monkey Barrel, Tue 10, 24 Sep, Tue 8, 22 Oct, 7pm, £2 (£1 students).
Jonathan Van Ness
The non-binary star of Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones and the Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness podcast takes his stand-up show on the road. Yas, honey, can you believe?
SEC, Sat 19 Oct, 7pm, £30–£125.
Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties
The Question Time, Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and The Mash Report star hits the road again with his trademark provocative stand-up.
Glee Club, Thu 26 Sep, 8pm, £13.50.
Russell Howard: Respite
You remember him from Russell Howard's Good News and The Russell Howard Hour, now see the funnyman in the flesh during his newest worldwide tour.
SSE Hydro, Sat 21 Sep, 6.30pm, £35.
Comedy Central Impractical Jokers
The prankster quartet known as The Tenderloins bring their stage show to the UK, where you can expect pranks and hijinks galore.
SSE Hydro, Tue 15 Oct, 8pm, £34.05–£62.45.
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